– Nigerian Army has released a statement about the recently held sit-at-home order by IPOB
– IPOB/MASSOB had held a sit-at-home on May 30 to honour fallen heroes of Biafra
– The Army said that its officers escaped ambush set for them by the IPOB/MASSOB members
The 82 Division, Nigerian Army on Saturday June 3, disclosed its role during the Sit-at-Home directives observed across the South-East and beyond on the orders of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB).
NAIJ gathered that in a detailed statement issued by Colonel Sagir Musa, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division, he said the Army exhibited a high sense of professionalism through which it escaped a trap set by the Biafra groups and some of their international collaborators.
In a statement entitled, “The complexity of internal security operations in Nigeria”, The Army said: “Between the 27 – 30 May 2017, there seems to be a dramatic increase in the number of phone calls the 82 Division Army Public Relations Department received from all manners of journalists – conventional reporters, freelancers, the online and social media activists.
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